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The Derry Public Library first opened in 1905 in the Adams Memorial Building when a local benefactor, Rosecrans Pillsbury, gave $1,000 to the town.This library would be the first available library for the shoe factory workers in West Derry. The first librarian was Reverend William Gaskin, followed just six months later by his daughter, Elsie Gaskin, who held the position for 30+ years. In 1927, Henry F. MacGregor left stipulations in his will for his wife to buy land in his hometown of Derry to ...



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by Students and Staff of Pinkerton Academy
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The Pinkerton Critic was the name of the school paper --and later the yearbook-- of Pinkerton Academy. Each year, a special commencement booklet would come out celebrating the graduating class. The special commencement edition includes Honors Essays, Exchanges, Class History and more. Pinkerton was founded in 1814 in Derry, New Hampshire. The first volume of The Critic was created and disseminated in 1904. Physical Copies of this item are held in Derry Collection in the New Hampshire Room of...
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Derry Public Library
by Ladies of the Derry Depot
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Reliable Receipts for the House-wife prepared by the Ladies of the Derry Depot, circa 1889. Includes handwritten and print recipes, adverts and cooking tips. The physical copy of this item is held in the New Hampshire Room of the Derry Public Library. Derry Museum 641.5974 rel
Topics: Cooking, Cookery, Cookbook, Historic Cooking, Vintage Cookbook, Derry Depot, Womens History, Derry...
Derry Public Library
by Baptist Ladies Aid Society
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Derry Housekeepers' Collection of Tested Recipes compiled by the Baptist Ladies Aid Society of the First Baptist Church in Derry, New Hampshire. Issued by the Lester W. Chase Post, No. 9, American Legion Auxiliary. The physical copy of this item is held in the New Hampshire Room of the Derry Public Library. Call # Derry Museum 641.5974 deh
Topics: Cooking, Cookery, Cookbook, Historic Cooking, Vintage Cookbook, Derry Depot, First Baptist Church,...
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A complete and exact transcript of the records of the Clerks Relating to the Political Proceedings as Recorded in Vol 1, Complete, and Vol II, Pages 1 to 375, Old Town Books. With Illustrations. Comprising Vol 1 of the printed records of the towns, and volume V of the Manchester Historic Association Collections. Edited with Introduction Notes and Index by George Waldo Browne.
Topics: Early Records of Londonderry, Early Records, Early Town Records, Derry Public Library, Derry,...
Derry Public Library
by Annis, Daniel Gage; Browne, George Waldo
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A complete and accurate transcript of the Births, Marriage Intentions, Marriages and Deaths in this town from the earliest date to 1910. Volume III of the printed records of the town and volume VII of the Manchester Historic Association Collection. Compiled from the Town Books, Church Records, Family Records, Graveyard Inscriptions and Other Sources by Daniel Gage Annis. The subject matter edited, with introduction, sketches and annotations by George Waldo Browne.
Topics: Vital Records of Londonderry, Early Records, Early Town Records, Derry Public Library, Derry,...
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Rhetorices Elementa, Questionibus Et Responsionibus Explicata: Quae ita formantur, ut queftionibus prorfus omiffis, vel neglectis, refponfes folummodo integram rhetorices Inftitutionem Tyronibus exhibeant. Per Guil. Dugard. In Fuium Scholae Mercatorum-Scifforum. Editio Quarto-decima. Danda opera eft, ut poft hec initia, ad incrementa quoque veniatu. Cypr. lib. 1 epift. 5. Londini; Excudebat J.W. pro J. Philips, H. Rhodes, and J. Taylor, 1712.  Handwriting on inside cover. Perhaps came with...
Topics: Education, Latin, Rhetoric, Nutfield, Early Settlers, Londonderry, Derry Museum of History, Museum...
Derry Public Library
by Eastman, Henry E. et al.
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Records of the Derry Cemetery Association from 1852-1945 encompassing founding members/stakeholders, intention, meeting minutes and [p]lots. Members came together in 1852 to prepare a new cemetery "to the west of the Old Burying Ground." This became Forest Hill Cemetery in Derry, New Hampshire. The first secretary was Henry E. Eastman from 1852-1885. Book includes a few inserts, such as a decree from the superior court transferring the parcel of land from the Derry Cemetery...
Topics: Cemeteries, Derry Cemetery Association, Forest Hill Cemetery, Forest Hill Cemetery Records, Records...
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by Various Newspapers
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In a high profile case surrounding the murder of her husband, Greggory Smart, Pamela Smart was convicted of conspiracy to commit murder, witness tampering and an accomplice to first degree murder. She was born in Windham, New Hampshire on 16 August 1967.   The murder happened in Derry, New Hampshire on 1 May 1990. This lateral file consists of newspaper clippings from the Derry News, Union Leader, Boston Globe, Boston Herald, New York Times, Eagle Tribune, Union Leader and People Weekly....
Topics: Pamela Smart, Greggory Smart, Murder, Derry News, Boston Globe, Union Leader, Boston Herald, New...
Derry Public Library
by Students and Staff of Pinkerton Academy
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The Pinkerton Critic was the name of the school paper --and later the yearbook-- of Pinkerton Academy. Pinkerton was founded in 1814 in Derry, New Hampshire. The first volume of The Critic was created and disseminated in 1904. The paper includes stories, class happenings, social notes, alumni notes and more. Physical Copies of this item are held in Derry Collection in the New Hampshire Room of the Derry Public Library.
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Derry Public Library
by Derrys News, Boston Globe, Union Leader
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In a high profile case surrounding the murder of her husband, Greggory Smart, Pamela Smart was convicted of conspiracy to commit murder, witness tampering and an accomplice to first degree murder. She was born in Windham, New Hampshire on 16 August 1967 and the murder happened in Derry, New Hampshire on 1 May 1990.   This lateral file consists of newspaper clippings from the Derry News, Boston Globe and Union Leader from January 1992-December 1993. It reflects local coverage, primarily, of the...
Topics: Pamela Smart, Pam Smart, Greggory Smart, Billy Flynn, Murder, Crime, True Crime, Appeal, Supreme...
Derry Public Library
by How, Edith C.
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Journal of Edith C. How (nee Meserve). Handwritten manuscript journaling day to day activities from 1908-1909. Includes newspaper clippings and some correspondence. The physical copy of this item is held in the New Hampshire Room of the Derry Public Library. Call # Derry Museum 920 how 1908
Topics: Edith C. How, Edith How, Edith Meserve, Edith Christine How, Philip P. How, Philip How, Journal,...
A Business and Professional Manual of the Principal Cities and Towns of Central and Southern New Hampshire and Essex County, Mass, also including The City of Lowell. Includes Business Manuals for the following towns: Massachusetts -- Amesbury, Andover, Beverly, Concord, Danvers, Gloucester, Haverhill, Ipswich, Lawrence, Lexington, Lowell, Marblehead, Methuen, Natick, Newburyport, North Andover, Peabody, Reading, Rockport, Salem, Wakefield. New Hampshire -- Concord, Dover, Exeter, Franklin,...
Topics: Business Directory, Business Manual, Southern New Hampshire, Essex County, Massachusetts, Lowell,...
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by How, Edith C.
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Journal of Edith C. How (nee Meserve). Handwritten manuscript journaling day to day activities. Includes newspaper clippings and some correspondence. The physical copy of this item is held in the New Hampshire Room of the Derry Public Library. Call # Derry Museum 920 how 1914
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A brief eulogy on the life of General John Stark of Londonderry, New Hampshire given at the dedication of a marker at the Old home, on October 25th, 1911, at the invitation of the Manchester, New Hampshire, Historical Association. Authored by Reverand Jesse G. MacMurphy. Reprinted in book form Sept. 3, 1924. The physical copy of this item is held in the New Hampshire Room of the Derry Public Library. Call # Derry Museum 920 mas
Topics: Biography, Eulogy, General John Stark, John Stark, Manchester Historical Association, Rev. Jesse...
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by Students and Staff of Pinkerton Academy
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The Pinkerton Critic was the name of the school paper --and later the yearbook-- of Pinkerton Academy. Each year, a special commencement booklet would come out celebrating the graduating class. The special commencement edition includes Honors Essays, Exchanges, Class History and more. Pinkerton was founded in 1814 in Derry, New Hampshire. The first volume of The Critic was created and disseminated in 1904. Physical Copies of this item are held in Derry Collection in the New Hampshire Room of...
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The Pinkerton Critic was the name of the school paper --and later the yearbook-- of Pinkerton Academy. Pinkerton was founded in 1814 in Derry, New Hampshire. The first volume of The Critic was created and disseminated in 1904. The paper includes stories, class happenings, social notes, alumni notes and more. Physical Copies of this item are held in Derry Collection in the New Hampshire Room of the Derry Public Library.
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One Captain Leonard Hobart Pillsbury, Civil War veteran and member of the American Peace Society, penned a small pamphlet of poems published in 1913. Poems reflect on life, death, holidays and war.  The cover image is a photograph of L.H. Pillsbury's farm in Derry, N.H. known as Elmwood Farm. The physical copy of this item is held in the New Hampshire Room of the Derry Public Library. Call # 811.54 pil
Topics: Elmwood Farm, L.H. Pillsbury, Leonard Hobart Pillsbury, Civil War, Civil War Poetry, Poetry, Derry...
Derry Public Library
by WCCM Radio; WCCM Lawrence
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Audio recording produced and narrated by Jim Bartlett, News Director WCCM Radio Lawrence, MA. Based on a talk given by Alan Shepard in Bedford, NH. From Space Exploration Collection in the New Hampshire Room. 1971 Physical Copy of recording held at Derry Public Library in the Space Exploration Collection of the New Hampshire Room. 
Topics: Alan Shepard, WCCM Radio, Space Flight, Astronaut, Jim Barlett, Lawrence, Massachusetts, Derry, New...
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by Students and Staff of Pinkerton Academy
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The Pinkerton Critic was the name of the school paper --and later the yearbook-- of Pinkerton Academy. Pinkerton was founded in 1814 in Derry, New Hampshire. The first volume of The Critic was created and disseminated in 1904. The paper includes stories, class happenings, social notes, alumni notes and more. Physical Copies of this item are held in Derry Collection in the New Hampshire Room of the Derry Public Library.
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The Pinkerton Critic was the name of the school paper --and later the yearbook-- of Pinkerton Academy. Pinkerton was founded in 1814 in Derry, New Hampshire. The first volume of The Critic was created and disseminated in 1904. The paper includes stories, class happenings, social notes, alumni notes and more. Physical Copies of this item are held in Derry Collection in the New Hampshire Room of the Derry Public Library.
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Derry Public Library
by MacMurphy, Mary Stuart
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Pageant proceedings for the two hundredth anniversary of Nutfield, which took place on Pinkerton Academy Hill in Derry, New Hampshire on August 25th, 1919. Cover illustration by Stillman Rogers, director of the pageant, Rita G. Parker, director of the orchestra, Rudolph Schiller, director of dancing, Helen M. Baker, and author of the pageant script, Mary Stuart MacMurphy. The physical copy of this item is held in the New Hampshire Room of the Derry Public Library. Call # 791.62 mam
Topics: Londonderry, Nutfield, Anniversary of Nutfield, Mary Stuart MacMurphy, Derry Museum of History,...
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by Students and Staff of Pinkerton Academy
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The Pinkerton Critic was the name of the school paper --and later the yearbook-- of Pinkerton Academy. Pinkerton was founded in 1814 in Derry, New Hampshire. The first volume of The Critic was created and disseminated in 1904. The paper includes stories, class happenings, social notes, alumni notes and more. The physical copy of this item is held in the New Hampshire Room of the Derry Public Library.  Call # 378.9742 pin Mar 1919
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by How, Edith C.
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Journal of Edith C. How (nee Meserve). Handwritten manuscript journaling day to day activities from October 1904 through October 1905. Includes newspaper clippings and some correspondence. The physical copy of this item is held in the New Hampshire Room of the Derry Public Library. Call # Derry Museum 920 how 1904
Topics: Edith C. How, Edith How, Edith Meserve, Edith Christine How, Philip P. How, Philip How, Journal,...
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by Students and Staff of Pinkerton Academy
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The Pinkerton Critic was the name of the school paper --and later the yearbook-- of Pinkerton Academy. Pinkerton was founded in 1814 in Derry, New Hampshire. The first volume of The Critic was created and disseminated in 1904. The paper includes stories, class happenings, social notes, alumni notes and more. Physical Copies of this item are held in Derry Collection in the New Hampshire Room of the Derry Public Library.
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The Pinkerton Critic was the name of the school paper --and later the yearbook-- of Pinkerton Academy. Pinkerton was founded in 1814 in Derry, New Hampshire. The first volume of The Critic was created and disseminated in 1904. The paper includes stories, class happenings, social notes, alumni notes and more. Physical Copies of this item are held in Derry Collection in the New Hampshire Room of the Derry Public Library.
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by Town of Derry
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Treasurer's Invoice Book, 1842, for the town of Derry, New Hampshire. Money owed for sheep, oxen, houses, schoolhouse, highway and more. Residents listed alphabetically by name. Non-residents also included when debt owed. The physical copy of this item is held in the New Hampshire Room of the Derry Public Library.  Call # Derry Museum 336.2 inv.
Topics: Town of Derry, Invoice Book, Early Town Records, Early Records, 19th Century, Accounting, Derry...
Derry Public Library
by The Derry News
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Pamela Smart was convicted of Conspiracy to commit murder, witness tampering and an accomplice to first degree murder. She was born in Windham, New Hammpshire and the murder happened in Derry, NH. This lateral file consists of newspaper clippings from the Derry News from May 1990-December 1990. It is a look at the local coverage at the very beginning of the investigation.  The physical copy of this lateral file is held in the New Hampshire Room at the Derry Public Library.
Topics: Pamela Smart, Greggory Smart, Murder
Derry Public Library
by Students and Staff of Pinkerton Academy
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The Pinkerton Critic was the name of the school paper --and later the yearbook-- of Pinkerton Academy. Pinkerton was founded in 1814 in Derry, New Hampshire. The first volume of The Critic was created and disseminated in 1904. The paper includes stories, class happenings, social notes, alumni notes and more. The physical copy of this item is held in the New Hampshire Room of the Derry Public Library. Derry Museum 378.9742 pin Feb 1919
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by Derry News, Boston Globe, Union Leader
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In a high profile case surrounding the murder of her husband, Greggory Smart, Pamela Smart was convicted of conspiracy to commit murder, witness tampering and an accomplice to first degree murder. She was born in Windham, New Hampshire on 16 August 1967 and the murder happened in Derry, New Hampshire on 1 May 1990. This lateral file consists of newspaper clippings from the Derry News, Boston Globe and Union Leader from 1995-1996. It reflects local coverage, primarily, on Pamela Smart’s life...
Topics: Pamela Smart, Pam Smart, Greggory Smart, Billy Flynn, Murder, Crime, True Crime, Prison Life,...
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In a high profile case surrounding the murder of her husband, Greggory Smart, Pamela Smart was convicted of conspiracy to commit murder, witness tampering and an accomplice to first degree murder. She was born in Windham, New Hampshire on 16 August 1967 and the murder happened in Derry, New Hampshire on 1 May 1990.   This lateral file consists of newspaper clippings from the Union Leader from 1997-1998. It reflects local coverage, primarily, on the appeal hearing and Pamela Smart's life in...
Topics: Pamela Smart, Pam Smart, Greggory Smart, Billy Flynn, Murder, Crime, True Crime, Prison Life,...
Derry Public Library
by Jesse G. MacMurphy
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Personal writings of the Reverend Jesse G. MacMurphy who was born in Derry, New Hampshire in 1845 and died in Derry, New Hampshire in 1938. He was a retired Eipscopalean priest at the time these diaries were written. Writings chronicle his daily activities around town from 1902-1918 in a total of 14 volumes. Originally published by Magnet Printing Company in Derry.
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The Pinkerton Critic was the name of the school paper --and later the yearbook-- of Pinkerton Academy. Each year, a special commencement booklet would come out celebrating the graduating class. The special commencement edition includes Honors Essays, Exchanges, Class History and more. Pinkerton was founded in 1814 in Derry, New Hampshire. The first volume of The Critic was created and disseminated in 1904. Physical Copies of this item are held in Derry Collection in the New Hampshire Room of...
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by Students and Staff of Pinkerton Academy
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The Pinkerton Critic was the name of the school paper --and later the yearbook-- of Pinkerton Academy. Pinkerton was founded in 1814 in Derry, New Hampshire. The first volume of The Critic was created and disseminated in 1904. The paper includes stories, class happenings, social notes, alumni notes and more. The physical copy of this item is held in the New Hampshire Room of the Derry Public Library.  Call # Derry Museum 378.9742 pin Dec 1917
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The Pinkerton Critic was the name of the school paper --and later the yearbook-- of Pinkerton Academy. Pinkerton was founded in 1814 in Derry, New Hampshire. The first volume of The Critic was created and disseminated in 1904. The paper includes stories, class happenings, social notes, alumni notes and more. Physical Copies of this item are held in Derry Collection in the New Hampshire Room of the Derry Public Library.
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Derry Public Library
by The Derry, New Hampshire Police Relief Association, Inc.
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Derry Police Ball Program, dated May 8, 1981. The Derry Police Ball was put on by the Derry Police Relief Association, a group founded in 1932, aiming to promote law and order, care for the sick and needy, and contribute to civic activities. Program bill includes a brief history of Derry police, lists of officers, sponsors and the law enforcement code of ethics. The physical copy of this item is held in the New Hammpshire Room of the Derry Public Library. Call # Derry Coll 352.2 dep
Topics: Derry Police, Law, Law Enforcement, Derry Police Ball, Derry Collection, Derry Public Library,...
A Collection of Solos, Quartettes and Choruses Adapted to the Uses of the Masonic Fraternity. St. Mark's Lodge, No. 44, F.A.M. Derry, N.H. book plate. The physical copy of this item is held in the New Hampshire Room of the Derry Public Library.
Topics: Fraternal Order, Masons, Freemasons, St. Mark's Lodge, Lodge No. 44, Derry Museum of History,...
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by Derry Public Library
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Scrapbook of newspaper clippings featuring coverage of library happenings from 1943-1969. Includes flower shows, exhibits, library materials, librarians, displays and more. The physical copy of this item is in the New Hampshire Room at the Derry Public Library.
Topics: Derry Public Library Scrapbook, Library History, Derry Public Library, Derry, New Hampshire, New...
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by Richardson, R.N.
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When a fairy jumps out of a jack-in-the-pulpit, it tells a passerby of a great seer from long ago, Tsienneto, who foretold the arrival of the Scotch- Irish Settlers along Beaver Lake in Derry, New Hampshire. It also tells of the land formation Point Rock on Beaver Lake. Includes local advertisements, images of the lake and Beaver Lake Hotel. The physical copy of this item is held in the New Hampshire Room of the Derry Public Library.
Topics: Beaver Pond, Beaver Lake, Tsienneto, Shoneeto, Derry Fairy, Derry Museum of History, Museum...
This annual school report circa 1868 includes reports from the Superintendent of Public Instruction, statistical reports, return by counties, and abstracts of school committees' reports by county, followed by town for the entire state of New Hampshire. The physical copy of this item is held in the New Hampshire Room of the Derry Public Library. Call # Derry Museum 370.9 anp 1868
Topics: Education, New Hampshire History, New Hampshire Schools, Derry Schools, Derry Museum of History,...
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Small collection of Robert Frost and Lesley Frost items, including pictures, commemorative postcards, writings and more. Lawrance Thompson (A-11) and New York University Library Bulletins (A-12 and A-13) must be viewed in library. The physical copy of this item is held in the New Hampshire Room of the Derry Public Library. Call # Frost Lateral Files
Topics: Frost Farm, Robert Frost, Lesley Frost, Lesley Frost Ballantine, Poetry, Frost Collection, Derry...
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This collection of historic postcards depicts images of Horne's Pond in West Derry, New Hampshire. Images are primarily from the early twentieth century. Provenance: Derry Museum of History
Topics: Horne's Pond, Derry Depot, West Derry, Trains, Historic Postcards, Derry Historic Postcards,...
A Sermon Preached Sept. 10, 1884 By Rev. J.W. Wellman, D. D. at the Rededication of the Meeting House of the First Church in Derry, New Hampshire. This sermon retells the story of the first Scotch Irish Settlers in Nutfield and their first sermon by Beaver Lake, as well as the narrates the beginning of their establishing a Presbyterian Church in New England. Discusses evolution and enlargement of the First Parish Church Meeting House. The physical copy of this item is held in the New Hampshire...
Topics: James MacGregor, Scotch-Irish, Scots Irish, Nutfield, Presbyterian, First Church, First Parish...
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by Derry News, Union Leader
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In a high profile case surrounding the murder of her husband, Greggory Smart, Pamela Smart was convicted of conspiracy to commit murder, witness tampering and an accomplice to first degree murder. She was born in Windham, New Hampshire on 16 August 1967 and the murder happened in Derry, New Hampshire on 1 May 1990.   This lateral file consists of newspaper clippings from the Derry News and Union Leader from 2004 and 2015. It reflects local coverage, primarily, on the parole of Billy Flynn and...
Topics: Pamela Smart, Pam Smart, Greggory Smart, Billy Flynn, Bill Flynn, Murder, Crime, True Crime, Prison...
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by Students and Staff of Pinkerton Academy
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The Pinkerton Critic was the name of the school paper --and later the yearbook-- of Pinkerton Academy. Each year, a special commencement booklet would come out celebrating the graduating class. The special commencement edition includes Honors Essays, Exchanges, Class History and more. Pinkerton was founded in 1814 in Derry, New Hampshire. The first volume of The Critic was created and disseminated in 1904. Physical Copies of this item are held in Derry Collection in the New Hampshire Room of...
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The Pinkerton Critic was the name of the school paper --and later the yearbook-- of Pinkerton Academy. Pinkerton was founded in 1814 in Derry, New Hampshire. The first volume of The Critic was created and disseminated in 1904. The paper includes stories, class happenings, social notes, alumni notes and more. The physical copy of this item is held in the New Hampshire Room of the Derry Public Library. Call # Derry Museum 378.9742 pin Apr
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The Pinkerton Critic was the name of the school paper --and later the yearbook-- of Pinkerton Academy. Pinkerton was founded in 1814 in Derry, New Hampshire. The first volume of The Critic was created and disseminated in 1904. The paper includes stories, class happenings, social notes, alumni notes and more. Physical Copies of this item are held in Derry Collection in the New Hampshire Room of the Derry Public Library.
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A complete and exact transcript of the records of the Clerks Relating to the Homestead Boundaries as Recorded in the Town Books, Vols I and II, Comprising Volume II of the printed reccords of the town and Volume VI Manchester Historic Association Collections. Edited with Introduction, Notes and Index by George Waldo Browne.
Topics: Early Records of Londonderry, Proprieters Records, Early Records, Early Town Records, Derry Public...
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Short Address of Reverand Jesse G. MacMurphy delivered at Adams Memorial Hall on July 24th, 1921 at 3 p.m. Mass meeting of the Lester W. Chase post of the American Legion and tribute to the body of Private Lester W. Chase who was wounded May 10, 1918 at the front and died May 25th, 1921. Body brought to Derry, New Hampshire. Resting in State. Reprinted in book form, Nov. 1924. The physical copy of this item is held in the New Hampshire Room of the Derry Public Library. Cacll #  Derry Museum...
Topics: Biography, Military, Memorial, World War I, Lester W. Chase, Rev. Jesse MacMurphy, Jesse Gibson...
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Pamphlet and schedule of events for the rededication of Derry's Soldiers' Monument in East Derry. Pamphlet describes inception of the monument by Emma Taylor and erection of the monument in 1889. Monument is dedicated to the 152 Derry men who fought for the Union Army in the Civil War, including 24 who never returned home. The physical copy of this item is held in the New Hampshire Room of the Derry Public Library. Call # Derry Museum 358 red
Topics: Military, Monument, Dedication, Civil War Monument, Derry Soldiers Monument, Emma Taylor, Derry...
Sermon delivered in the west parish of Londonderry, May 5, 1816 occasioned by the death of John Pinkerton, Esquire. By William Morrison, A.M., pastor of the church in said Parish. Published on request of the Parish. Printed by George Hough of Concord. Inscribed with names Mr. David Carleton, John Palmer, John Maltimore. Physical copy in very fragile condition. The physical copy of this item is held in the New Hampshire Room of the Derry Public Library. Call # Derry Museum 920 mow
Topics: John Pinkerton, Esq, William Morrison, Sermon, Memorial, West Parish, Londonderry, Derry Churches,...
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This collection of historic postcards shows images of Island Pond, in Derry, New Hampshire. Images depict Chase's Grove, Bridge at Governor's Island, Long Shore, Bartell's Point, Dixon's Grove, Hoepfner's Island, The Dam, The Elm's, Sweeney's Point, Store and Dance Hall, Bright Star, Morrison's Camp, Conley's Grove, Island Pond Farm, and more. Images appear to be from the early to mid twentieth century. Provenance: Derry Museum of History
Topics: Island Pond, Chase's Grove, Bartell's Point, Long Shore, Dixon's Grove, Hoepfner's Island, The Dam,...
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This miscellaneous collection of historic postcards depicts images of Lover's Leap, Beaver Brook, Lane Pond, an unspecified camp, Clements Pond and Hood Park. The images are primarily from the early to mid twentieth century. Provenance: Derry Museum of History
Topics: Lover's Leap, Beaver Brook, Lane Pond, Clement's Pond, Hood Park, Historic Postcards, Derry...
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The Pinkerton Critic was the name of the school paper --and later the yearbook-- of Pinkerton Academy. Each year, a special commencement booklet would come out celebrating the graduating class. The special commencement edition includes Honors Essays, Exchanges, Class History and more. Pinkerton was founded in 1814 in Derry, New Hampshire. The first volume of The Critic was created and disseminated in 1904. Physical Copies of this item are held in Derry Collection in the New Hampshire Room of...
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The Pinkerton Critic was the name of the school paper --and later the yearbook-- of Pinkerton Academy. Each year, a special commencement booklet would come out celebrating the graduating class. The special commencement edition includes Honors Essays, Exchanges, Class History and more. Pinkerton was founded in 1814 in Derry, New Hampshire. The first volume of The Critic was created and disseminated in 1904. Physical Copies of this item are held in Derry Collection in the New Hampshire Room of...
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Derry Public Library
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The Pinkerton Critic was the name of the school paper --and later the yearbook-- of Pinkerton Academy. Each year, a special commencement booklet would come out celebrating the graduating class. The special commencement edition includes Honors Essays, Exchanges, Class History and more. Pinkerton was founded in 1814 in Derry, New Hampshire. The first volume of The Critic was created and disseminated in 1904. Physical Copies of this item are held in Derry Collection in the New Hampshire Room of...
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Derry Public Library
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The Pinkerton Critic was the name of the school paper --and later the yearbook-- of Pinkerton Academy. Each year, a special commencement booklet would come out celebrating the graduating class. The special commencement edition includes Honors Essays, Exchanges, Class History and more. Pinkerton was founded in 1814 in Derry, New Hampshire. The first volume of The Critic was created and disseminated in 1904. Physical Copies of this item are held in Derry Collection in the New Hampshire Room of...
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Derry Public Library
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Reports of the County Commissioners, Superintendent of the County Farm and House of Correction, Physician, Chaplain, Sheriff and Jailers, Soliciter, Clerk of the Superior Court and County Treasurer of Rockingham County, New Hampshire for the Twelve Months Ending December 31, 1907. The physical copy of this item is held in the New Hampshire Room of the Derry Public Library. Call # Derry Museum 342.9742 rep 1908.
Topics: County Commissioner Report, County Farm, Poor Farm, House of Correction, Physician, Chaplain,...
Derry Public Library
by Jesse G. MacMurphy
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Personal writings of the Reverend Jesse G. MacMurphy who was born in Derry, New Hampshire in 1845 and died in Derry, New Hampshire in 1938. He was a retired Eipscopalean priest at the time these diaries were written. Writings chronicle his daily activities around town from 1902-1918 in a total of 14 volumes. Originally published by Magnet Printing Company in Derry.
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This collection of historic postcards features many Derry homes from the late 19th and 20th century. Historic homes include that of Ralph Angell, George Clark, Matthew Thornton, Ocean Born Mary, Wallace P. Mack, C.S. Emerson, L.H. Pillsbury, George W. Barker and many more. Provenance: Derry Museum of History
Topics: Derry Historic Homes, Historic Houses, Ocean Born Mary, Matthew Thornton, Ralph Angell,...
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This collection of Derry postcards shows trains and the Derry Depot from the early 20th century. Provenance: Derry Museum of History.
Topics: Trains, Derry Depot, Railroad, Railway, Historic Postcards, Derry Historic Postcards, Vintage...
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This collection of historic postcards showcases images of Derry, New Hampshire during the late nineteenth and twentieth century. It includes many Derry businesses such as Chase's House and Store, Bowling Alley, Business Section, Seavey's Garage, Subway Cafe, The Silhouette, Claire and Bidwell, Mocha Java, East Derry General Store, Fordway Bridge and Pumping Station, Pizza Hut, Pine Cone Tea Room, The Elms, Hildreth Hall, Scenic Theater, G.H. Clement, Terrace Dining Room, and Charles Bartlett's....
Topics: Chase's House and Store, Bowling Alley, Business Section, Seavey's Garage, Subway Cafe, The...
Derry Public Library
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Ritual: Foresters of America includes ceremonial rituals handed down by the Supreme Court of Foresters August 25th, 1915. Includes floor movements, music, installation, mergers, public installation of subordinate court officers and more. The physical copy of this item is held in the New Hampshire Room of the Derry Public Library. Call # Derry Museum 366 for
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Derry Public Library
by Derry Historic Commission, Lynne Emerson Monroe
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The Town of Derry Historical Survey began in 1986. It was funded in part by a federal Historic Preservation Fund, matching a grant from the National Park Service of the United States Department of the Interior, through the New Hampshire State Historic Preservation Office. The survey identified 895 homes built prior to World War II. An attempt was made to gather information on all of these houses. Information gathered included property addresses and/or a descriptive location, tax map/parcel...
Topics: Town of Derry Historical Survey, Historic Preservation Fund, Historic Home Survey, Historic House...
Derry Public Library
by Jesse G. MacMurphy
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Personal writings of the Reverend Jesse G. MacMurphy who was born in Derry, New Hampshire in 1845 and died in Derry, New Hampshire in 1938. He was a retired Eipscopalean priest at the time these diaries were written. Writings chronicle his daily activities around town from 1902-1918 in a total of 14 volumes. Originally published by Magnet Printing Company in Derry.
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by Jesse G. MacMurphy
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Personal writings of the Reverend Jesse G. MacMurphy who was born in Derry, New Hampshire in 1845 and died in Derry, New Hampshire in 1938. He was a retired Eipscopalean priest at the time these diaries were written. Writings chronicle his daily activities around town from 1902-1918 in a total of 14 volumes. Originally published by Magnet Printing Company in Derry.
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by Students and Staff of Pinkerton Academy
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The Pinkerton Critic was the name of the school paper --and later the yearbook-- of Pinkerton Academy. Pinkerton was founded in 1814 in Derry, New Hampshire. The first volume of The Critic was created and disseminated in 1904. The paper includes stories, class happenings, social notes, alumni notes and more. The Annual Number reports on the year. This edition includes an excerpt from a Frost poem. Many picture captions trapped in binding. No back cover. The physical copy of this item is held in...
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Derry, New Hampshire Greeting Cards, primarily from the early to mid-twentieth century. Provenance: Derry Museum of History
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Derry Public Library
by Students and Staff of Pinkerton Academy
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The Pinkerton Critic was the name of the school paper --and later the yearbook-- of Pinkerton Academy. Pinkerton was founded in 1814 in Derry, New Hampshire. The first volume of The Critic was created and disseminated in 1904. The paper includes stories, class happenings, social notes, alumni notes and more. Physical Copies of this item are held in Derry Collection in the New Hampshire Room of the Derry Public Library.
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Derry Public Library
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The Pinkerton Critic was the name of the school paper --and later the yearbook-- of Pinkerton Academy. Pinkerton was founded in 1814 in Derry, New Hampshire. The first volume of The Critic was created and disseminated in 1904. The paper includes stories, class happenings, social notes, alumni notes and more. Physical Copies of this item are held in Derry Collection in the New Hampshire Room of the Derry Public Library.
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Derry Public Library
by Students and Staff of Pinkerton Academy
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The Pinkerton Critic was the name of the school paper --and later the yearbook-- of Pinkerton Academy. Each year, a special commencement booklet would come out celebrating the graduating class. The special commencement edition includes Honors Essays, Exchanges, Class History and more. Pinkerton was founded in 1814 in Derry, New Hampshire. The first volume of The Critic was created and disseminated in 1904. Physical Copies of this item are held in Derry Collection in the New Hampshire Room of...
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Biographical Sketch of Alexander MacMurphy, Jr. of Londonderry, New Hampshire, 1728-1763. Prepared by the Reverand Jesse G. MacMurphy on November 5, 1915. Reprinted in book form on Dec. 1924.  The physical copy of this item is held in the New Hampshire Room of the Derry Public Library. Call # Derry Museum 920 maj
Topics: Biography, Alexander MacMurphy, Rev. Jesse MacMurphy, Jesse Gibson MacMurphy, Londonderry, Derry...
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The Manual of the First Parish Church (1876) includes historical sketch, confessions of faith, record of pastors, record of members, accessions and more. The physical copy of this item is held in the New Hampshire Room of the Derry Public Library. Call # Derry Museum 254.05 mao
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Heritage Maps of New Hampshire, including Derry Depot P.O., Derry and East Derry P.O., Rockingham County, circa 1892. Landowner names included. Published by Heritage Maps in Newport, New Hampshire. The physical copy of this item is held in the map case at the Derry Public Library. Call # Ref 912.742 dee
Topics: Map, Maps, Derry Depot, West Derry, East Derry, Rockingham County, Reference Collection, Derry...
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Biographical Review of Rockingham County, New Hampshire. This volume contains biographical sketches of leading citizens of Rockingham County, New Hampshire. This book, claiming "biography is the home aspect of history" presents biographies on a number of Rockingham County, New Hampshire citizens, including descendants of Old Nutfield, Strawbery Banke, and Chestnut Country. Atlantic States Series of Biographical Reviews Vol XVII. The physical copy of this item is held in the New...
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Derry Public Library
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The Pinkerton Critic was the name of the school paper --and later the yearbook-- of Pinkerton Academy. Each year, a special commencement booklet would come out celebrating the graduating class. The special commencement edition includes Honors Essays, Exchanges, Class History and more. Pinkerton was founded in 1814 in Derry, New Hampshire. The first volume of The Critic was created and disseminated in 1904. Physical Copies of this item are held in Derry Collection in the New Hampshire Room of...
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